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So I'm buying a 2nd HD6970, Is my PSU ok?

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Hey,

I plan to buy a 2nd Sapphire HD6970 to be Crossfired with my current card.

I currently have my i7 2600k @ 4.6Ghz 1.3v (24/7 Folding@Home).

My current HD6970 is at stock for now (Don't need an OC, I just want a 2nd card for e-peen, and for Crysis 2 + Battlefield 3).

Would my PSU be ok?

I rememember I could easily run my X6 1055T @ 4Ghz 1.5v + HD5970 @ 900/1200 on a Corsair TX650 and it was more than fine...
    
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Yea man it should be fine.
    
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Should be good, those cards arent terrible on power draw from what I have read
    
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Yes, you have a pretty solid unit and crossfiring those should be fine.
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You'll have no problems.
    
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You should have absolutely no trouble.
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Thanks guys.

I'm considering trading my HD6970 for a GTX570, but seeing as an CF od 6970 performs better, and I might be getting a Dell U2711 2560x1440, 6970 CF should be a way better option, right?
    
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
Thanks guys.

I'm considering trading my HD6970 for a GTX570, but seeing as an CF od 6970 performs better, and I might be getting a Dell U2711 2560x1440, 6970 CF should be a way better option, right?
Vram wise, yes the 6970s will be better for that resolution.
    
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post #9 of 24
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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post
Vram wise, yes the 6970s will be better for that resolution.
How about 1920x1080? Would a 6970 CF be better?

I am kinda having buyers remose over not going for an GTX570... I mean, I'm happy with an HD6970, VERY happy, but just seems like everyone recommends a GTX570 instead, and I am getting a bit sad about that.
    
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The 6970 and GTX570 are pretty much tied at that resolution. I have a 5970 and I like the GTX 570 better.
    
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